American pecan nuts whole shells

In a Nutshell

They might be small, but pecans have a lot to boast about.

A complex whole food packed with multiple health-promoting nutrients and bioactive compounds, this delicious nut has rightfully earned the reputation as a nutrition powerhouse.

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PHYTONUTRIENTS

PLANT PROTEIN

  • 3 grams of plant-based protein

UNSATURATED FAT

  • 18 grams, primarily monounsaturated fat (60% of total fat), including oleic acid, only 2 grams saturated fat

ANTIOXIDANT VITAMINS

  • 8 mcg of beta carotene, provitamin A
  • 7 mg gamma-tocopherols, a form of vitamin E

DIETARY FIBER

  • Good source of filling dietary fiber, 11% DV

MIGHTY MINERALS

One-ounce serving. DV = % Daily Value. | Source: USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference.

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